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Education Dept. Announces It Won't Punish Colleges For Reconsidering Student Aid

In June, NPR reported that the department was making it harder for colleges to reconsider aid for students whose finances have changed. On Thursday, the agency reversed course.

The U.S. Department of Education moved Thursday to make it easier for colleges to reconsider and potentially increase financial aid for students who have lost jobs or family income in the current economic crisis. The move comes after NPR that the department had shelved guidance meant to encourage college aid administrators to exercise what's known as "professional judgment" and reconsider aid for students

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